Required and Elective Courses

In the PhD Program in Biomedical Sciences, you will obtain a broad-based foundation in biomedical and biological sciences while participating in cutting-edge research alongside dedicated faculty mentors.

Laboratory Rotations

With our laboratory rotation system, you can explore a variety of disciplines before committing to your specific area of research.

During the first year in the program, you will complete a series of eight-week laboratory rotations during the fall and spring semesters. At the end of the first year, you will choose a rotation laboratory where you will conduct your PhD dissertation research. 

Course Requirements

Electives

You will take two electives in your second semester: